English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Portmanneslond

Field in the Parish of Shaftesbury

Historical Forms

  • Portmanneslond c.1407 Shaft

Etymology

Portmanneslond c.1407(v.port-mann'townsman', land)